Legal and Governance Officer

Job Status: Receiving Applications (Open)
Location
Harare
Estimated Salary
N/A

Expiration date: 27 Dec 2022

Date Posted

06 Dec 2022

Expiration date

27 Dec 2022

Offered Salary (month)

$0

Experience

3 year exp

Level

Professionals

Duties and Responsibilities

Assisting the Group Legal and Governance Executive team to provide legal and governance services to the company as follows:

  • Board and Board Committee meetings administration.
  • Ensuring compliance with Corporate Governance procedures and best practice.
  • Providing Group Directors with guidance on their duties and responsibilities.
  • Providing legal advice in investment banking, development, corporate & project finance, and public and private capital-raising.
  • General contract negotiations, drafting, review and management.
  • Reviewing and updating the Group on all legislative, regulatory, and corporate governance developments and keeping statutory returns up to date.
  • Managing external lawyers and legal expenses including legal fees and other department costs.
  • Performing strategic and business-planning activities to meet annual budget and planning cycles.
  • Provides company secretarial and corporate governance services as per legislative requirements and corporate governance best practice.
  • Organises and administers the smooth running of meetings, producing accurate minutes, resolutions, and related documents.
  • Administers / oversees companies’ statutory records, registers, and lodges the necessary returns, to ensure compliance with companies Act and other related legislation.
  • Sets up new Subsidiaries and Trusts, in line with the Group's governance requirements.
  • Drafts opinions on compliance with Company Law or Governance requirements, for the Group companies and ensures the implementation thereof.

Qualification and Experience

  • Bachelor Laws Honours Degree
  • At least 3 years in a corporate set up, preferably in the financial services sector

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